Empowering those affected by violence.

Sexual Assault Resources

PAVE's Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy Team provides services to victims of sexual assault including options counseling, support at SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Exams), active listening, self-esteem building, support at criminal trials and support groups.  We believe victims and focus on helping them move beyond the abuse or assault.

Important Phone Numbers

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault          
RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Hotline)
Church Health Services
Pregnancy Support Center of Dodge County
Planned Parenthood-West Bend (262)338-1303
Planned Parenthood-Madison(608)241-3767


Other Information

Sexual Assault Facts for Wisconsin (based on reports made to law enforcement in 2010):

  • More than 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. (http://www.wcasa.org)
The following statistics were borrowed from the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance: April 2011
  • There were 4,857 sexual assaults reported to law enforcement agencies in 2010, a 5% increase from 2009. 
  • Juveniles are nearly three times more likely than adults to be victims of sexual assault. 
  • The 16-20 year old age group represents the highest offending population, while 11-15 year old age group were the highest victimized age group.
  • Females represented nearly 85% of sexual assault victims, and were most often victims of forcible fondling and forcible rape.
  • More than 90% of sexual assault offenders reported to law enforcement in Wisconsin were male.
  • 6% of all sexual assaults reported in Wisconsin were classified to be unfounded (false report) cases in 2010. This means that 94% of cases were true.
  • Victims under the age of 21 represented over 75% of sexual assault victims in 2010.
  • Nearly 90% of sexual assaults in 2010 were committed by someone know to the offender.
  • In 2010, Dodge County had a population of 491,667, with 16 forcible rapes, 5 forcible sodomys, 3 assaults with an object, 21 forcible fondlings, and 39 statutory rapes-totaling 84 reported incidents of sexual assault.
 Offense2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 Forcible Rape1,239  1,213 1,125 1,107 1,180
 Forcible Sodomy/Oral Sex 589 583 475 495 446
 Sexual Assault w/object 182 187 143 146 118
 Forcible Fondling 2,429 2,304 2,071 2,014 2,168
 Statutory Rape 949 877 833 851 931
 Ejac/Excr Upon Victim 19 12 10 14 14
 Total 5,407 5,176 4,657 4,627 4,857

Other Sexual Assault Statistics
  • About 83% of females and 32% of males with developmental disabilities have experienced sexual assault. (Johnson, I., Sigler, R. Forced Sexual Intercourse Among Inmates, Journal of Interpersonal Violence 15(1) (2000)
  • About 49% of victims with developmental disabilities will experience abuse 10 or more times. (Valenti-Hein, D., Schwartz, L. The Sexual Abuse Interview for Those with Developmental Disabilities (1995).
The following are acts that affect the perpetrators workplace:
  • 25% of perpetrators left or were late to work to be abusive to their partner.
  • 78% of abuse offenders used workplace resources at least once to express remorse or anger, check up on, pressure, or threaten the victim.
  • 74% of abuse offenders had easy access to their intimate partner's workplace.
  • 21% of offenders reported that they contacted the victim at the workplace in violation of a no contact order. (http://www.workplacerespond.org)
  • About 50% of employed battered women are harassed at work by their abusive partners. (http://www.gao.gov/archive/1999/he99012.pdf)